Overall violent crime rates downtown and along the State Street area are down from this time last year, according to Madison Police Captain Kelly Donahue. Speaking to an assembly of Downtown Business Leaders earlier today, Donahue attributed the drop to COVID-19. “There was no significant increase, obviously in some areas like burglary, we had a […]
The Jeffrey James Show performs at Lisa Link Peace Park this Thursday evening to kick off the Madison Night Market. This is a free, family friendly event from 6:00-7:30pm
Today on the show, guest host Ron Luskin is joined in the studio by Jason Ilstrup, director of Downtown Madison, Inc. about DMI’s civic agenda, including economic development, transportation, inclusiveness, and quality of life in Madison. With input from callers, they discussion topics like Madison’s cycling culture, the need for a stronger public transit network, […]
The City of Madison announced this week a new grant program designed to protect independent retailers on State Street. But exactly who would these grants benefit? And who do they need protection from? Darien Lamen talks with city and business group spokespeople, as well as independent retailers to find out more.